Athletes have travelled from Myanmar to Malaysia to compete in the 2nd Asian Tarung Derajat Championships. Tarung Derajat – an Indonesian form of kickboxing – featured as a demonstration sport at the 2011 Southeast Asian Games held in Jakarta.
Ye Htet Aung failed to make the cut at last week’s ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic. After an opening round of 79, followed up with a 72, the young Myanmar golfer missed the weekend by one shot as the cut came at six-under-par.
As Kyal Linn Aung prepares to become the first lethwei artist to fight abroad and against a foreign challenger in the ONE Championship mixed martial arts cage, nothing can divert his attention from training except Thingyan and the lack of a passport.
After whitewashing the male events at last week’s MTF President’s Cup of Bando, Myanmar’s Ministry of Defence side hopes to demonstrate their martial skills alongside the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.
After the Myanmar Derby kicked off the final weekend of the first half of the Myanmar National League, the nation’s other top sides battled it out to put themselves in the best position possible for the post-Thingyan restart on May 21.
Zeyar Shwe Myay
Nay Pyi Taw FC
United of Thanlyin